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This Week in Lower School 11/26-11/30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018
We have been enjoying unicorns, fairies, gnomes, magical trees and so much more in our Enchanted Forest Book Fair this week. We thank our amazing PTO volunteers for a wonderful book fair, and we invite you to enjoy the book fair and light the Menorah with the PTO on Sunday at 3:00pm. See Flyer
 
When we buy books for our own kids, we also reminded by our 4th graders  to help others in need. Please support the 4th grade book drive:
 
Hello Parents,
In 4th Grade Tikkun Olam we will be running a book drive to donate books. Please encourage your kids to bring new or gently used books to school. The book drive will be run from November 27th-December 17th. We will donate the books to Gragson Elementary School.
 
Don’t forget!
What: gently used or new children’s books
When: November 27th-December 17th.
Surprise: you may get a bookmark for your donation
 
Hanukkah is coming soon! Our students are learning about the holiday, the traditions, songs, and origin through different activities and experiences. Our fourth graders created their own 3D printed cookie cutters, and they baked cookies with their Kindergarten peers on Thursday. Please enjoy Dr. McCue’s blog post about the integration of Jewish traditions and technology.
 
Happy Hanukkah!
 
Lilach and the Lower School Leadership team
 

SAVE THE DATE

Sunday, December 2nd 3:00pm - Family Menorah Lighting & Scholastic Scavenger Hunt, Book Fair & Used Uniform Sale. SEE FLYER
 
Thursday, December 6th - K-5 Challah bake for Rosh Chodesh
Thursday, December 6 -  K-5 Hanukkah Show @ Theater 5:30pm (students need to be dropped off in classrooms at 5:00pm)  | SEE FLYER
Friday, December 7th - 18 month and 2’s Hanukkah Shabbat 9am; refreshments in classrooms from 8:15  | SEE FLYER
Friday, December 7th - 3’s and JK Hanukkah Shabbat 9:40am; refreshments to follow  3’s will be in classrooms and JK will be in the dining commons.   | SEE FLYER
Friday, December 7th - Baby Pandas Hanukkah/ orientation 10:45-11:30am  | SEE FLYER
Friday, December 14th - 4th grade “Wax Museum” - biography presentation
December 24th to January 4 - Winter Break, no school
Monday, January 7 - school resumes
Friday, January 11 - report cards distributed
Friday, January 11 - 1st grade sing on Shabbat
Wednesday, January 16 - 5th grade trip to Mt. Potosi (8:00am to 8:00pm)
Friday, January 18 - 5th grade sing on Shabbat
Monday, January 21 - no school MLK Day
Thursday, January 24- grades 4+5 to watch Innovation Nation Live at Smith Center
Wednesday, January 30 - 100th Day of school - JK and K
Friday, February 1 - K-5 Challah bake for Rosh Chodesh
Thursday, February 7 - 2nd grade Nevada State museum trip
Friday, February 8 - 2nd grade sing on Shabbat
Friday, February 15 - no school for students, PD for teachers
Monday, February 18- No school, Presidents’ Day
Wednesday, February 27 8:15am- first grade Fairy Tale program in theater
 
Please donate to the PTO Hanukkah Toy Drive! See Flyer